Lagos to acquire more farmland in Osun, Oyo

New Telegraph| 15 October 2015
by Muritala Ayinla

Lagos State Government has said that it would soon acquire more lands for agricultural purposes in Osun and Oyo States as part of efforts to ensure food security in the state despite the growing population of residents. Speaking with New Telegraph, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, state Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperative, said the dream of achieving a mega city status would not be feasible, if the government is not doing anything to ensure food security for the populace, adding that the moves would not only create jobs but also assist the state in meeting its 25 per cent food production target by 2018.
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Lagos State Government has said that it would soon acquire more lands for agricultural purposes in Osun and Oyo States as part of efforts to ensure food security in the state despite the growing population of residents –

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